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Jan 7, 2013 5:30am PST
been 10 years since the government introduced free primary education, but that has not solved all the problems. the un says more than one million children between six and 18 are still not in school. 30% of those live in slums. even those who do get to school do not always learn more than one/-- 1/4 of what they are supposed to learn. it is estimated kenyon needs 60,000 more staff. >> i am here at olympic primary school in one of the world are just slums. many of the parents of these children are casual laborers, earning just a few dollars per day. primary education is supposed to be free for all. parents have to pay for uniforms, textbooks, pencils, paper. let me take you into one of the classrooms. there are more than 3000 children here, but only 28 teachers. that is why the kids here are waiting to be taught. there is no teacher here to teach them. .> the government doesn't help we have to pay very high taxes. when you want your kid admitted to school, you have to pay a price. >> as a mother, i choose to bring my son to the free government school because it is good, because the
LINKTV
Jan 5, 2013 6:00am PST
of fellow republicans in the states hardest hit, new york and new jersey. the young pakistani education activist has been released from a british hospital three months after being shot by the pakistani taliban. she has made a remarkable recovery and reconstructive surgery was scheduled for next month. she was struck by the taliban because of her advocacy for girls' education. we start with ski jumping in sports. an austrian has won the third leg in the four hills tournament. he is looking good to retain his four hills crown prepared heading into the -- his four hills crown. heading into the final round on sunday. >> defended his claim to the four hills ground in outstanding fashion. his jobs as sealed a convincing win for the 22-year-old -- his jumps sealed a convincing win for the 22-year-old austrian. >> it is absolutely incredible to win at home. the crowd is going wild. it is one of those special moments. you just have to enjoy it. >> the day was not so special for the norwegian brought to the second job. a mistake -- who botched the second jump. a mistake ever crossed in the overal
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 5:30am PST
. when i grow up, i want to be a professor in biotechnology. >> the education ministry says there too overburdened for such causes and they want schools to focus mainly on religion, nationalism, the indonesian language, and math. that would mean the end of signs causes so they could learn about their country's frequent earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. >> they are the right age to learn. they are ready to learn the basic concepts of science. what about their future? >> fascinated to listen to listen to the explanation about the many volcanoes. science is important to learn the way of thinking. they say it is necessary for them to be able to compete internationally. indonesia's's booming economy is growing more than 6% per year and they urgently need to educate their young regeneration. compared with neighboring countries, they have few scientists add that not many can afford to study abroad. >> we cannot rely on a small group. we need a critical mass of educated, sophisticated middle class in the nation's the will work together on a vision of what this country should be. >> business
LINKTV
Jan 4, 2013 8:00am PST
to abortion, family planning, or comprehensive sex education. pioneering feminist historian gerda lerner has died at the age of 92. she published multiple books over a decades-long academic career. she is credited with having earned recognition for women's history as a valid academic pursuit. she discussed her early days at sarah lawrence college where she established the first women's history graduate program in the early 1970's. >> when i proposed to teach a course in women's history, they said, who needs it? we are a woman's college. everything we do is women's history. and i said not at all because you are always telling it from the male point of view, from the mail days -- from the male gaze at women. despite these hundreds of years of discrimination and oblivion, women persisted that they have a story. and we had to win every step of the way. we had to win the right to tell it. so rule number one, nobody gave us anything. >> feminist historian gerda lerner died wednesday in madison, wisconsin. she was 92 years old. those are some of the headlines. this is democracy now!, democracynow.o
LINKTV
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm PST
campaigner for girls education in pakistan. >> , they all look to her as one of the persons who have bravely stood, despite her age. it is against this barbarism. they look to her, and she is determined to continue her mission, which is to say she is following in the footsteps of [indiscernible] >> doctors say a him transplant patient is making progress. >> mark had suffered a paralyzed hand as a result of years of gout, and was told after christmas that a suitable match was available. >> the feeling as to started to come back. everything is looking very good. it is doing well. >> hand transplants were pioneered in france in the late 1990's. the doctors say they kept in close touch with french experts during the procedures. >> he had a functionalists hand before, no function at all. over the next six months to a year, we expect to see recovery of movement, recovery of power. >> he will be able to eat by himself, get dressed, feel his grandson's hand in his. >> i might be able to cut my food up, but some my shirt, fasten a pair of shoelaces. >> as well as needing more medical help, it will be
LINKTV
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
of severe social deprivation in terms of employment, education, health, hygiene. there are real issues in difficulties and those areas where people's life opportunities are so restricts, culture becomes really important and when we begin to attack the culture or undermine the culture or restrict the culture, they take it very personally. and this flag issue has been the latest of a series of situations where they have had to concede. and accept restrictions upon express of their culture and this caused real problems for them. >> move seem to agree these nights of violence aren't to return to the troubles of old but this being northern ireland, the potential for new sectarian conflict sauls there, on the long and imperfect road towards peace and reconciliation. al jazeera, belfast. >> still to come on the program -- video that shows afghan forces allegedly mistreating dead taliban fighters. army promises an investigation. >> and in tasmania, australia, where people are returning to their homes after the wildfires that swept through this area. >> welcome to the look at world weather. it
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
, they will be covered. >> the murder of 20 schoolchildren and six educators by a gunman in newtown, connecticut, triggered widespread calls for tighter gun controls. president obama and many lawmakers have promised to take action. one proposal has to been -- has been to renew a ban on military -- military-style assault weapons, like the one used by the connecticut gunman. sales of those weapons were banned from 1994 two 2000 four. the proposal that the white house is now reported to be considering -- from 1994 to 20 04. the proposal that the white house is now reported to be considering would also include better background checks. >> special courts are being set up to fast-track trials for sex crimes following the brutal outcry -- the public outcry over the brutal rape and murder in delhi. the current backlog may have fueled a rise in rates. >> five suspects appeared in court in india today for the first time to face charges for that attack in the indian capital. the proceedings were held behind closed doors amidst protests and increasing calls for the attackers to receive the death penalty. >>
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
with that is it is attempting to improve its vocational educational system, and to do so, it is looking for guidance to germany, which has a successful and traditional jobs training program. >> these apprentices are the avant-garde of a new spanish generation. they are getting professional training and germany's combined work experience and school system. that means they get more on the job training and less theory. spanish training courses of traditionally focused on the classroom, and spanish companies do not usually offer a skilled trade apprenticeships, which are more the norm in germany. but these trainees will not spend all their time sitting in the classroom. they will also be getting hands- on training on the assembly line. >> the twin track approach is a fundamental change. it means giving equal status to theoretical instruction and practical work in the company. the most important difference is that trainees later moved into a job at that company. >> the first group is to start practical training at the barcelona plant. the company is producing ever more models with rapidly devolving technologies. it
LINKTV
Jan 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
regulation surfaced in early 2010. a catholic high school in berlin acknowledged that educators had abused students in the 1970's and 1980's. information about cases in other catholic institutions soon emerged. the church responded by hiring a respected investigator to document the full extent of the abuse. initially, a german church diocese offered cooperation, but that support soon faded. >> first, there was resistance in munich. then in rig it's a bird. it became clear they wanted more control for the church. >> the investigator accuses the church of censorship, claiming that officials want to control the study's findings. the church has spoken only of a breach of trust with the investigator. it says it will look for a replacement to continue the project. >> the diocese has already -- always been ready to help with this kind of project. we have said we are prepared to cooperate. that has not changed. >> the german catholic church has always said it wants to know exactly how widespread the sexual abuse of minors was in its institution, but it appears this dispute could delay a final repo
LINKTV
Jan 10, 2013 2:00pm PST
in particular are dissatisfied. student protests for better education and better prospects have increased in recent years, as have police crackdowns. chavez has sought to follow in the footsteps of his mentor, fidel castro, casting himself as the leader of a new form of socialism for all of latin america. his aggressive foreign policy toward latin america and its allies like columbia has fostered regional pride and assertiveness across latin america. >> if the yankee imperialists promoted and armed aggression against venezuela, i updated it from colombian territory or from wherever, we would simply suspend oil deliveries to the united states. we would do that even if we have to eat stones. than not oil plays a key role in venezuelas foreign policy. chavez maintains a close strategic relationship with his neighbors and is hailed as a benefactor by the countries to which he sells oil at discount rates. problems remain on the domestic front. venezuela still imports more than 2/3 of the foodstuffs it requires. in 2011, inflation was at 27%, and the country's foreign debt has risen from $35 bi
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 2:00pm PST
. the business began his family. it is still not enough to afford to education. >> personally, we have this dream-like attitude towards traveling -- anywhere. sees something new. we would love to go off on holiday, but financially it's not possible. we just cannot afford it. >> even though the family is privileged. the grandfather lives in the u.s. than they could stay with him. that was their plan. they were denied a visa. u.s. authorities may have sensed their real intentions. >> my father wanted to bring the kids and me to the u.s. since we could not have traveled together, we got married. >> we wanted to emigrate because of the economy. people who want to leave do so for economic reasons, not political ones. >> there were foiled by an obstacle that is set to remain in place, to visit almost any country, a visa is needed. they're issued only under very strict conditions. the 66-year-old engineer regularly visits germany. he and his wife studied in eastern germany. one of their sons were born in germany. today, this is where his children and grandchildren live. >> since i have german kids, the
LINKTV
Jan 10, 2013 8:00am PST
not to in the raping, if the good man her teaching good things do not rise up and train the other men and educate the other men and work with the other men, we will never end violence against women and girls. it has been very moving to travel across india and meeting such loving, tender men who are with us. >> [indiscernible] we have to look at the roots of this of violence. inequality, injustice, and a very bad system of government. [indiscernible] >> back in the u.s., the insurance giant american international group, or aig, has announced it will not join a shareholders lawsuit against the u.s. government over the terms of its bailout after news it was considering doing so sparked outrage. reports emerged this week a hajji's board was weighing whether to take part in a suit by former ceo that alleges the companies 2008 bailout shortchanged investors and violated their fit the minute rights. the news to come just two weeks after aig finally repaid the $182 billion in federal money it received to keep it from collapse, prompting a review from lawmakers who want a ig against trying to soothe taxpa
LINKTV
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
secretary of education diane ravitch said the vote could have national ramifications for showing teachers -- nominations for the 85th academy awards were unveiled thursday. the documentary category features three films featured on "democracy now!" "the invisible war," "how to survive a plate," and "five broken cameras." those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. president obama is facing criticism for nominating another former wall street executive to become treasury secretary. thursday, obama tapped his own chief of staff jack lew to replace timothy geithner air. lew was an executive at citigroup from 2006 to 2008 at the time of the financial crisis. he served as chief operating officer of citigroup's alternative investments unit -- a group that bet on the housing market to collapse. lew has long pushed for the deregulation of wall street. from 1998 to january 2001 he headed the office of management and b
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